Friday, September 12, 2014

Colorful Blossoms hand-stamped card making tutorial

Happy Friday!  Fashion Friday!!  I'm a girl who loves her fashion.  I love how fashion and paper crafting have so much in common and I love highlighting their connection on my Fashion Friday Posts.  This stunning colorful blossom card on a dark black background is one that will light up the lives of all who see it.  See this fun and easy tutorial on creating a pop of color on a dark background in paper crafting.  Like and Share this with your family and friends. 
Create this colorful card with:
Bloom with Hope Hostess stamp set (wood 133949/clear 133952)
Basic Black card stock (121045)
Cherry Cobbler card stock (119685)
Cherry Cobbler Blendabilites Markers (130995)
Daffodil Delight Blendabilities Markers (130998)
Old Olive Blendabilites Markers (130999)
Embossing Buddy (103083)
Versa Mark ink pad (102283)
White Stampin' Emboss Powder (109132)
Heat Tool (129053)
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A stunning 50's dress that I'd so wear!!  I could so see this as a dancing dress... to a fun fiesta or margarita party... or just because it's so pretty!  See why it inspired this hand-crafted card.  
I like the look so much that my pants even sport a similar look. See, I told you I love fashion.
This technique is surprisingly easy and fun.  I'm delighted when I use this technique as the colors really POP and wow.
~ Prepare the surface of the Basic Black card stock (cut to 4"x 5-1/4") by rubbing the surface of the card stock with the Embossing Buddy.
~ Stamp this stunning collection of nature and sentiment from the Bloom with Hope Hostess Exclusive stamp set using the Versa Mark ink pad.
~ Cover with the White Stampin' Embossing Powder.
~ Heat Set with the Heat Tool and BAM - you have a stunning image of white flowers and leaves. 
~This would be great for a Chalkboard like look to a card... but take it up a notch with our Blendablilties Markers.
STUNNING COLOR!!  I feel like that cute kid from the Despicable Me movie - lol.  I love color and how this looks!!  Take a class with me and play with cool colorful paper-crafting techniques like this!  Leaving dashes of white will allow the colors to pop and highlight on this hand-colored card.
See how the Colors POP when you lay it on the Cherry Cobbler card base and that color really pops!
I LOVE our Blendabilites Markers!  CLICK HERE to see a collection of projects using this coloring system.  See this Ombre Video Coloring Technique with the Blendablities Markers - it is the technique I used in coloring this hand-crafted card.
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Up close you can see the loose coloring - it's on a Black background so if you mis-color and color off of the lines - no one will see it!
I love how the Cherry Cobbler and Daffodil Delight with the Old Olive are all ideally paired for a great look.  I love how our card stocks, inks, markers, accessories and more are all coordinated to match and make your projects look amazing.
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Create and send a WOW card full of bold colors using this cool technique.  No matter where you find your inspiration, from fashion to nature, try something new and wow with your style.  I hope that this fun Fashion Friday blesses you and makes you smile, like it does me.  Find fun inspiration and CREATE!!  A hand-stamped card is a great way to deliver smiles. 

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Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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